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Jackson nursing home bill heads to governor’s desk

Jackson nursing home bill heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Legislature voted to enact legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would support nursing homes, in a...

Senate passes Vitelli bill to encourage more Maine schools to buy fresh, local produce

Senate passes Vitelli bill to encourage more Maine schools to buy fresh, local produce

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday passed a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would encourage public schools in Maine to buy...

Senate passes Breen bill to promote Maine children’s social and emotional well-being

Senate passes Breen bill to promote Maine children’s social and emotional well-being

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday passed legislation from Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, that would improve social and emotional health of...

Senate passes Libby bill to improve lead testing among Maine children

Senate passes Libby bill to improve lead testing among Maine children

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to reduce lead poisoning rates among Maine children was...

Legislature sends Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program to the governor’s desk

Legislature sends Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program to the governor’s desk

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Legislature unanimously voted to enact legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to bolster hunger relief...

Comprehensive prescription drug reform package heads to governor’s desk

Comprehensive prescription drug reform package heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 18, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate sent the final component of a comprehensive prescription drug reform package to the governor’s desk in a unanimous vote...

Senate unanimously passes Herbig bill to extend statute of limitations for prosecuting sex crimes

Senate unanimously passes Herbig bill to extend statute of limitations for prosecuting sex crimes

Posted: June 18, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation from Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, that would help Maine victims of sexual...

Senate supports Vitelli bill to boost clean energy jobs and advance energy independence

Senate supports Vitelli bill to boost clean energy jobs and advance energy independence

Posted: June 18, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to increase investment in local clean energy projects and jobs was endorsed in the Maine Senate on...

Libby bill to better compensate victims of property crimes clears Senate

Libby bill to better compensate victims of property crimes clears Senate

Posted: June 18, 2019

A bill sponsored by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, would compensate victims of property crimes more quickly and fully than they are now. LD 1550, “An...

Jackson bill to support the construction of Washburn potato processing plant heads to governor’s desk

Jackson bill to support the construction of Washburn potato processing plant heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 18, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to allow a potato processing plant in Aroostook County, was enacted in the...